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What are some common causes of rectal pain?

What are some common causes of rectal pain?

Rectal pain: Rectal pain is a common problem. Causes of rectal pain include: hemorrhoids, anal fissure, proctalgia fugax, levator ani syndrome, and less common causes include: cancer, infection, inflammatory bowel disease and rectal prolapse. See your doctor for help with a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Carolyn Messere
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Rectal Pain (Definition)

Anorectal pain is a symptom in which a person has pain in his anus (where his stool/poop comes out) and his rectum (the part of his intestine just inside the anus). The pain may be there only during pooping, or both during ...Read more


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What are?The causes of rectal?Pain in children?

Rectal pain: Three sources are more common: 1. Rectal fissure or tear 2. Hemorrhoids 3. Pruritis ani or rectal itching usually caused by pinworms. The first two are exacerbated by constipation. ...Read more

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Is it possible for endometiosis to cause severe rectal pain?

Possible but unlikel: Endometriosis can implant on the outside of the rectal wall but very unlikely that it would lead to severe rectal pain, more likely causes would be things such as an anal fissure...See a colon and rectal surgeon if it persists. ...Read more

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Diversion colitis: can it cause severe rectal pain and pain with sitting due to inflammation of area and nerves?

Diversion colitis: can it cause severe rectal pain and pain with sitting due to inflammation of area and nerves?

It can: Diversion colitis, or symptoms in the remaining rectal stump, can be variable from none, to severe rectal pain, bleeding, fistula and infection. Diagnosis and treatment will benefit you. Hopefully you will become a candidate to get your bowel reconnected. Be well. ...Read more

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What could cause severe rectal pain, pressure and a burning sensation in and outside of rectum and leg?

Anal fissure?: There are several things that can cause severe rectal pain and pressure, the most common being an anal fissure. A burning sensation would be typical, though pain extending down the leg would not. Examination by a colorectal surgeon or gastroenterologist would be appropriate. ...Read more

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What could cause severe rectal pain, pressure and a burning sensation in and outside of rectum and leg as well as my left buttox ?

What could cause severe rectal pain, pressure and a burning sensation in and outside of rectum and leg as well as my left buttox ?

Abscess: You don't say how long it been going on , but if this is progressive and worsening over a few days this may be a perirectal abscess...Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is causing my rectal pain and bleeding? No past hemorrhoid problems.

What is causing my rectal pain and bleeding? No past hemorrhoid problems.

See your doctor: There are a variety of causes including fissures and hemorrhoids, but you need to make sure you don't have a cancerous growth. Visit your doctor and make sure you get a complete physical exam, including a rectal exam. If you are age 50 or better and you never have had a colonoscopy, you should talk with your doctor about arranging this too. ...Read more

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Can ovarian remnants cause rectal pain?

Can ovarian remnants cause rectal pain?

YES: Yes it cit can still ovulate and cause ovulation pain that can transfer to rectum and or either because if you llost the ovary because of surgery scar tissue can cause rectal pain or if you had any history of endometriosis that still cab stay active and cause pelvic and rectal pain. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with endometriosis and now I have sever rectal pain in my mid cycle . Are they related? Can endometriosis cause rectal pain as well? What is the solution?

I have been diagnosed with endometriosis and now I have sever rectal pain in my mid cycle . Are they related? Can endometriosis cause rectal pain as well? What is the solution?

Endometriosis: Hi, yes that's very well possible, in patients with Endometriosis due to inflammatory mediators like Prostaglandins the contractility of the bowel can be increased and that can cause rectal spasm and abdominal pain, treating endometriosis with birth control pill should help with these symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more